Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:35:47 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 5, leading off and serving as the designated hitter. Also, 1B Brandon Moss is not playing, with 1B Nate Freiman starting at first base. OF Sam Fuld remains in center field, and OF Jonny Gomes is starting in left.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:08:15 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Jonny Gomes and C Stephen Vogt are expected to platoon in the lineup, with Vogt mostly playing first base and Gomes mostly playing in left field. 1B Brandon Moss is a swingman that can play both first base and the outfield.
Fantasy Tip: Since Gomes and Vogt aren't everyday players, they are useful in only AL-only leagues.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:11:25 -0700
Oakland Athletics OFs Jonny Gomes and Sam Fuld could serve in a platoon in left field to replace OF Yoenis Cespedes, who was traded to the Boston Red Sox. Fuld also gives the A's a solid defensive outfielder.
Fantasy Tip: Gomes is clearly the better offensive weapon and fantasy option, but the move to Oakland in a pitcher friendly environment takes some of the intrigue out of his bat. In a platoon role with Fuld, he's purely AL-only material.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:00:10 -0700
The Oakland Athletics acquired SP Jon Lester and OF Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for OF Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance pick, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Lester's value increases slightly with the move to a more spacious park in Oakland in an arguably weaker-hitting division. Gomes should receive platoon playing time and is an AL-only option. For more, Click on our Trade Deadline Tracker!
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:30:48 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Jonny Gomes will not be traded to the Kansas City Royals, according to a major league source.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:51:07 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Jonny Gomes had a pinch-hit home run Friday, July 18, against the Kansas City Royals. Of his 19 homers in two seasons with the Red Sox, six have been as a pinch hitter. He passed Joe Cronin for second most in club history and trails only Ted Williams, who had seven.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:09:42 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have interest in Boston Red Sox OF Jonny Gomes, because they are looking to trade for a right-handed hitter.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:49:09 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Jonny Gomes (nose) was struck in the nose by a ball on a deflection off the Green Monster in the seventh inning Wednesday, July 9, against the Chicago White Sox. He remained in the game, but spent the rest of the half-inning plugging his nose with his undershirt, apparently to keep it from bleeding.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:12:38 -0700
Boston Red Sox SS Stephen Drew and OF Jackie Bradley Jr. are both sitting out Wednesday, July 2, with the team facing a left-handed pitcher. OF Mookie Betts is starting in center and OF Jonny Gomes is in left. SS Jonathan Herrera is at shortstop.
Fantasy Tip: Make sure Drew and Bradley are out of your lineups.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:48:25 -0700
Two-thirds of the Boston Red Sox lineup could be trade bait if the decision is made to junk the season and retool for 2015. Players mentioned for possible trades included CL Koji Uehara, C A.J. Pierzynski, OF David Ross, SS Stephen Drew, SP Jake Peavy and OF Jonny Gomes.